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Adoption

Catholic Church takes the lead on UK foster home shortage

It is estimated that England is in need of 8,600 foster families.

Adopted man uncovers his origins in heartwarming documentary ‘I Lived on Parker Avenue’

This true story highlights the fulfillment that adoption can bring to a family in need.

250,000 children were saved from the streets of New York by these holy women

The Sisters of Charity of New York celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the New York Foundling Hospital.

Matias and Mariana wanted to adopt 2 kids — and ended up with 5

They weren't sure they could manage it, but now say they have the family they always wanted.

Teacher adopts 30-year-old former student with special needs who was wandering the streets

Junior high teacher Michelle Girard takes her care for a student to a whole new level.

Hairdresser who specializes in natural hair care comes to the aid of multiracial families

One Chicago woman is providing "hair care with heart" to people all over the country.

Wendy’s launches program to help vulnerable kids find a forever home

The new "Cause Cups" progam will help vulnerable foster kids find a family match.

Pope promotes adoption, asks for help to create a “global attitude”

In address to Europe's first-ever home for the orphaned, he notes how leading architect was called on to give children best we have

He’s 4 years old with Down syndrome, and his brothers’ joyful keeper

One of four children adopted by a Utah couple, Simon loves to help.

This nurse thought she’d never have a baby until a tiny patient turned her life around

At the hospital where she works, Liz Smith met a fragile little girl, and nothing has been the same since.

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